Description - The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott
Set in south-west Scotland in the immediate aftermath of the 1707 Union, The Black Dwarf was intended to be a story about the first, abortive, Jacobite uprising of 1708. Instead it developed into a gothic tale of the supernatural. This new edition brings out the virtues in the story, long overlaid by Scott's embellishments in later editions.
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(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Sir Walter Scott
P. D. Garside is Professor of Bibliography and Textual Studies, University of Edinburgh and editor of James Hogg's A Queer Book and Walter Scott's Guy Mannering and Waverley.